The table below looks at the statistics for Log4j skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Log4j
Rank 868 883 865
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing Log4j 29 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.042% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 18
Average salary £48,750 £67,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £63,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £67,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +92.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17829 16807 17402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 15.35% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15072 14009 15309
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Log4j within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Log4j Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Log4j
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Log4j within the UK.

Log4j Salary Trend in the UK

Log4j
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Log4j over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Log4j Salary Histogram in the UK

Log4j
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 25 £48,750 -27.77% 2
London +41 18 £57,500 - 2
Watford - 6 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £42,500 -
East of England - 6 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
City of London - 3 £42,500 - 1
South East +9 1 £55,000 -18.51%
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Log4j also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Log4j.

1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (90.00%) XML
3 44 (73.33%) Servlets
4 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 42 (70.00%) Oracle
5 39 (65.00%) Web Services
6 38 (63.33%) JUnit
7 35 (58.33%) J2EE
8 33 (55.00%) Linux
9 31 (51.67%) HTML
9 31 (51.67%) CSS
10 30 (50.00%) Apache
11 29 (48.33%) JSP
11 29 (48.33%) MySQL
12 28 (46.67%) Maven
13 27 (45.00%) Ajax
14 26 (43.33%) JMS
14 26 (43.33%) E-Commerce
14 26 (43.33%) Ant
15 25 (41.67%) Use Case
16 24 (40.00%) JSON
16 24 (40.00%) XSLT
16 24 (40.00%) SOAP
17 23 (38.33%) Hibernate
17 23 (38.33%) Unit Testing
17 23 (38.33%) UNIX
18 22 (36.67%) JDBC
18 22 (36.67%) Eclipse
19 21 (35.00%) Subversion
19 21 (35.00%) Spring

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Log4j also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Log4j. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (50.00%) Apache
2 19 (31.67%) Adobe CQ
3 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
4 16 (26.67%) JBoss
5 14 (23.33%) WebSphere
6 12 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 12 (20.00%) ATG Dynamo
7 8 (13.33%) MQSeries
8 4 (6.67%) SAS
8 4 (6.67%) Magnolia
9 2 (3.33%) WordPress
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) ArcView
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) HTTP
2 11 (18.33%) SMTP
3 8 (13.33%) Internet
4 4 (6.67%) PuTTY
4 4 (6.67%) WinSCP
4 4 (6.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (48.33%) MySQL
2 20 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 20 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 11 (18.33%) Jackrabbit
6 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
8 4 (6.67%) Mahout
8 4 (6.67%) Big Data
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (63.33%) JUnit
2 28 (46.67%) Maven
3 26 (43.33%) Ant
4 22 (36.67%) Eclipse
5 21 (35.00%) Subversion
6 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.00%) NetBeans
8 6 (10.00%) Mockito
9 4 (6.67%) Hudson
9 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (6.67%) JConsole
10 3 (5.00%) JIRA
11 2 (3.33%) Selenium
11 2 (3.33%) TestNG
11 2 (3.33%) Toad
11 2 (3.33%) ERwin
11 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
11 2 (3.33%) Gradle
General
1 18 (30.00%) Retail
2 10 (16.67%) Publishing
3 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.33%) Games
5 3 (5.00%) Finance
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Developer
2 37 (61.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce Specialist
3 10 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Java Analyst Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Development Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Programmer
9 1 (1.67%) Junior
9 1 (1.67%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (90.00%) XML
2 44 (73.33%) Servlets
3 39 (65.00%) Web Services
4 35 (58.33%) J2EE
5 31 (51.67%) HTML
5 31 (51.67%) CSS
6 29 (48.33%) JSP
7 27 (45.00%) Ajax
8 26 (43.33%) JMS
9 24 (40.00%) SOAP
9 24 (40.00%) XSLT
9 24 (40.00%) JSON
10 23 (38.33%) Hibernate
11 22 (36.67%) JDBC
12 21 (35.00%) Spring
13 18 (30.00%) JPA
13 18 (30.00%) REST
14 17 (28.33%) Apache Commons
15 16 (26.67%) jQuery
16 15 (25.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Client/Server
2 8 (13.33%) Web 2.0
3 6 (10.00%) GIS
4 4 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.67%) iPad
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) UNIX
3 16 (26.67%) Android
4 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
5 8 (13.33%) HPUX
5 8 (13.33%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) Windows
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
6 2 (3.33%) openSUSE
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) E-Commerce
2 25 (41.67%) Use Case
3 23 (38.33%) Unit Testing
4 15 (25.00%) UML
5 13 (21.67%) OO
6 11 (18.33%) Web Development
6 11 (18.33%) Android Development
6 11 (18.33%) iOS Development
7 10 (16.67%) Project Management
7 10 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 8 (13.33%) Content Management
9 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.00%) MVC
11 4 (6.67%) SEO
11 4 (6.67%) ETL
11 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.67%) Web Analytics
11 4 (6.67%) Data Management
11 4 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) ECMAScript
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.33%) XPath
6 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.67%) R
7 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Sun Certification
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) ATG
3 12 (20.00%) Sun
4 11 (18.33%) Adobe
5 10 (16.67%) IBM
6 8 (13.33%) Interwoven
7 6 (10.00%) ESRI
8 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.67%) SAP
9 4 (6.67%) Percussion
9 4 (6.67%) hybris
10 2 (3.33%) Actimize
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